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  1. M

    Won’t eat

    Hey I went on vacation and left my guinea pig alone for the weekend. My sister came and check in on her Saturday. ( I left Friday and returned Sunday). Her food, hay, and water was untouched. When I returned she was really excited and began eating. she has lost a little weight though she seems...
  2. Guineapigmum

    Dental Help and advice needed please! Guinea pig struggling to chew/eat

    Hello all, I'm very worried about my guinea pig. I have an emergency guinea pig specialist vet appointment tomorrow morning. A couple of days ago I noticed my 3 and a half year old female guinea pig taking longer to eat than usual. She was chewing but she was taking ages to consume...
  3. Y

    Hay- replaced

    Hey, I have a question: I bought 2 pounds of hay two weeks ago and put them in a cage. There was plenty more left of him. The question is, should it be replaced, or can it be left to them? Thanks
  4. Hannahb2804

    Food for the week

    I’ve written out a menu for the week which alternates in veggies and I just wondered if someone could check it and make sure it’s ok. There’s a forum on Facebook which I mentioned in an earlier thread and they said lettuce is bad for piggies and I’ve noticed today they’re telling people it...
  5. O

    Nighttime cage necessary?

    Hi all, we’re new to Guinea Pig ownership and having put our girls in an outdoor hutch we have decided to move them back indoors permanently. I have ordered a C&C open top cage but wondered about nighttime, should I put them in a closable cage then? Will their food attract mice into the house? I...
  6. Y

    Hay

    does this hay is OK?
  7. Y

    Choose food

    Hay everyone, Hello everyone, I got two 2-month-old guinea pigs. I have two types of food: What to feed them? Thanks
  8. wheek!guinea

    Feedback on my daily veggie chart?

    Do you mind sharing pictures of what you feed your piggies daily, even if you have them in chart? :luv: Down below is what I've planned out, please let me know if I need to modify or if you have any suggestions please. :) side note: it says Glacier's Daily Meal but need to switch it to Glacier...
  9. C

    Marigolds

    I grew some of my own marigolds in a garden I made for them! I was wondering if they can just eat the flower or the whole plant?
  10. Hannahb2804

    Veggies to eat daily

    Hi wondered if someone could help me, I’m creating a list of what my piggies can eat during the week and writing out when they rotate and change etc, and I wanted to know what leafy greens that can be given? I was thinking romaine was okay to give a few times a week but then I saw this on a...
  11. A

    Guinea pig pellets

    Hi everyone! I'm a relatively new piggy mum and I’m just wondering how much I should feed my 2 boys? On the pellets we get, it says 35g per pig a day but they get through it very quickly, I’m talking about 4-5 hours sometimes! I’m wondering if they need a constant supply of pellets or we can...
  12. Hannahb2804

    Pea flakes

    Is it okay to give one pea flake per piggie each day of the week? Just wanted to use something to do hand feeding & bonding and I’ve seen a lot of people use pea flakes, I’ve also seen the oxbow vit c cookies, can these be fed a few times a week for a treat or only fed when needed? I’ve seen...
  13. E

    How much to give guinea pig the nuggets in grams

    Hello, just aadvice about giving nuggets to two girls about 4 months old and wasn’t sure how much to give per pig per day. It says 30g-50g per guinea pig daily. Is that sound bout right?
  14. ashleemelda

    Suddenly Stopped Eating Pellet Food

    I feed my guinea pigs Oxbow Essentials (Adult) for their pellet food, and suddenly within the past 4-5 days, they have stopped eating it - they will either eat a few or sniff their bowls once and walk away altogether. As I am normally in my room getting ready for the day while they eat (which...
  15. Hannahb2804

    Type of hay and where to purchase

    Hi! Wondering if anyone could help me, I’ve been doing my research on the best hay to buy for piggies, Preferably id want to buy one big box to use for both the toilet tray and hay bag but I know some people chose to do one type of hay for one and one the other so if anyone could answer these...
  16. Hannahb2804

    starting baby guinea pigs on vegetables and what veggies are best

    Hiya just wondered if anyone could help me, I’m hoping to adopt two baby sows and just wonder d what would be the best vegetables to start them on and portion size? I’ve done some research but just wanted to know the best vegetables to give and how often etc. thankyou!
  17. Y

    Peanut butter flavoured things?

    Hello everyone :) I went out to Wilko today and picked up a guinea pig treat/toy. It's a gnaw log and I thought it looked good and the type of 'wood' they used is loved my my piggies. So, I picked one up. However, once I got home, I realised it was peanut butter flavoured. Now, I know piggies...
  18. A

    1 year old and 3 month old. What food is better?

    I have a 1 year and 1 month old guinea pig who lives in the same cage as a 3 month old guinea pig. Should I feed pellets and hay made for adult guinea pigs or ones made for baby guinea pigs?
  19. W

    Food for younger guinea pigs and weaning off pellets

    My pigs Womble and Bear are finally arriving home this Wednesday (I'm so excited!) and I'd really like them to be on a full veg diet as my research has shown me that a veg diet is better than a pellet one. However, currently they've been fed pellets. I'm not sure how to wean them off pellets...
  20. CosmoAndPlutosMama

    Oxbow vs Sherwood

    Hello! I’m a newer pig mama. I’d like to know your opinions on the quality of oxbow vs Sherwood pellets! Is one much healthier than the other?
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